Dr. Muhammad Ali Pate Executive
Dr. Muhammad Ali Pate

Pate: In-Vitro Diagnostics, Other Medical Devices To Be Manufactured Locally

According to Prof. Muhammad Ali Pate, the Coordinating Minister of Health, the Federal Government has revealed plans to begin domestic manufacturing of in-vitro diagnostics, IVDs, generic pharmaceuticals, vaccines, and other medical devices critical to unlocking Nigeria’s health care value chain.

He disclosed this through his official X account, yesterday. He stated that Tinubu’s administration is committed to stimulating local production of in-vitro diagnostics and biologics in Nigeria.

“We are moving forward in 2024 to unlock Nigeria’s healthcare value chains, inspired by Mr President.

“Domestic manufacturing of in-vitro diagnostics (IVDs), generic pharmaceuticals, vaccines, biologics, and medical devices is critical to advancing the health and wellbeing of all Nigerians.”